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Secondary Work Groups and Events

2023-2024 Projects

2023 - 2024 Projects

Secondary Teaching for Mastery Development

Summary

This Work Group brings together participant schools who wish to develop a teaching for mastery approach to implement the DFE KS3 Guidance.  Each school should identify two teachers (preferably one is the KS3 lead) who initially develop their own practice and are empowered by their HoD to start to bring about changes within the department.

Dates 

Time Commitment: Five days face-to-face

Day 1 of 5 - Thursday 2nd November 2023    (1.00-4.00)
Day 2 of 5 - Thursday 14th December 2023   (1
.00-4.00)
Day 3 of 5 - Thursday 25th January 2024      (1
.00-4.00)

Day 4 of 5 - Thursday 7th March 2024          (1.00-4.00)

Day 5 of 5 - Thursday 20th June 2024          (1.00-4.00)

Venue: Croydon and Bromley Office

Secondary Maths Subject Leaders Community

Summary

This Work Group offers focused support to secondary heads of department/subject leaders, to enable them to better understand and implement teaching for mastery approaches across their department, and to develop in their role as leaders of both pupil learning and teacher professional development.  

Dates 

Time Commitment: Three days face-to-face

Day 1 of 3 - Thursday 23rd November 2023   (9.30-3.30)
Day 2 of 3 - Thursday 22nd February 2024    (9
.30-3.30)
Day 3 of 3 - Thursday 27th June 2024           (9
.30-3.30)

Venue: Bromley Office

Cross Phase - Supporting Low Attainers to Achieve a L2 Qualification in Mathematics

Summary

This work group will focus on developing transferable teaching techniques aligned to teaching for mastery. Participants will attend three full-day workshops and complete practise-based tasks between sessions.

Dates

Time Commitment: 

Day 1 - Thursday 23rd of November (16:30 – 17:30)

Day 2 - Thursday 14th of December (16:30 – 17:30)

Day 3 - Friday 9th February (time tbc) 

 

Days 1 & 2 - online via Zoom

Day 3 - Harris Academy Falconwood

SKTM Secondary Early Career Teachers - Phase 1

Summary

This project is designed to support secondary early career teachers (teachers in their first or second year of teaching) in developing specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics, thus enabling them to understand, teach and support students in maths in the classroom.

Dates - TBC

Time Commitment: Six 1.5 hour twilights

SKTM Secondary Early Career Teachers - Phase 2

Summary

This project is designed to support secondary early career teachers (teachers in their second or third year of teaching and they will have engaged with Phase 1 before engaging with this phase) in developing specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics, thus enabling them to understand, teach and support students in maths in the classroom.

Dates - TBC

Time Commitment: Six 1.5 hour twilights

GCSE to A level Transition

Summary

This Work Group focuses on supporting successful transition from GCSE to A level. This professional development is suitable for teachers for GCSE and A-level Maths in a secondary school or post-16 college.

Time Commitment: Six 2 hour twilights

Day 1 of 6 - Thursday 9th November 2023   (3.30-5.30)
Day 2 of 6 - Thursday 30th November 2023 (3.30-5.30)
Day 3 of 6 - Thursday 25th January 2024    (3
.30-5.30)

Day 4 of 6 - Thursday 29th February 2024   (3.30-5.30)

Day 5 of 6 - Thursday 21st March 2024       (3.30-5.30)

Day 6 of 6 - Thursday 2nd May 2024           (3.30-5.30)

Venue: Trinity School, Croydon

SKTM Secondary Non - Specialist Teachers Programme

Summary

This project is offers secondary non-specialist teachers valuable CPD focusing on subject knowledge and pedagogy, thus enabling them to understand, teach and support pupils in maths in the classroom.

This Work Group is with the London Central and West Maths Hub.

Time Commitment: 6 full days, from 9.30 - 3.30

Session 1 - Wednesday 29th November 2023 (Face-to-Face) 

Session 2 -Thursday 7th December 2023 (Online) 

Session 3 - Wednesday 10th January 2024 (Face-to-Face) 

Session 4 - Wednesday 31st January 2024 (Online) 

Session 5 - Wednesday 28th February 2024 (Online) 

Session 6 - Wednesday 13th March 2024 (Face-to-Face) 

SKTM Secondary Teaching Assistants Programme

Summary

This project is offers secondary non-specialist teachers valuable CPD focusing on subject knowledge and pedagogy, thus enabling them to understand, teach and support pupils in maths in the classroom.

This Work Group is with the London Central and West Maths Hub.

Time Commitment: full days

Session 1 - Tuesday 5th December, 2.00 - 4.30pm.
The session will be face to face - location TBC.
There will be the equivalent of 4 days in total for this WG that will be spread over the year. Timings and dates will be confirmed by the Work Group Lead.

Fully
Booked

Events

Events

Teaching for Mastery, what it is and what it's not!

Summary

Come to our event to find out more about what Teaching for Mastery is and what it’s not and how we can support you and your school.​ This will be an opportunity to see Teaching for Mastery pedagogy in action in KS3 and collaborate and discuss what you have seen with colleagues.

Bespoke visits to be set up. Preferably Tuesdays or Wednesday.

Location: Woodmansterne School, Woodmansterne Road (Secondary entrance is from Woodmansterne road)
London, SW16 5UQ

KS3 Network Meetings

Summary

With everything that has been going on this past year we thought it would be great to get together as KS3 Maths Leads to share knowledge, swap ideas and discuss all things maths-related. 

In these sessions, there will be opportunities to: 

• Discuss a topical issue 

• Update on NCETM latest resources 

• Explore Maths Hub Support and Programmes 

• Hear from a guest speaker 

 

Dates - TBC

HoD Network Meetings

Summary

With everything that has been going on this past year we thought it would be great to get together as HoDs to share knowledge, swap ideas and discuss all things maths-related. 

In these sessions, there will be opportunities to: 

• Discuss a topical issue 

• Update on NCETM latest resources 

• Explore Maths Hub Support and Programmes 

• Hear from a guest speaker 

 

Dates - TBC

2024 - 2025 Projects

2024 - 2025 Projects

Secondary Mastery Specialist Programme

Summary

Mastery Specialists are classroom practitioners who have developed expertise in the mastery approach to teaching maths. Through rigorous and interactive training, they have become experts in introducing and embedding mastery. After first developing a mastery approach in their own classrooms, they progress to supporting  colleagues in their own and other schools.

Apply now - closing date is 17:00 on Friday 29 March 2024

Professional Development Lead Programme

Summary

If you have existing experience as a leader of professional development and wish to develop further in this role, this programme is for you. Your prior experience could be within your own setting/organisation or more widely, including work with your local hub. Experience and an ongoing commitment to lead professional development for teachers of maths is an essential requirement for recruitment to the programme.

Apply now - closing date is 17:00 on Friday 29 March 2024

School Development Lead Programme

Summary

The programme is for teachers leading change in a school or group of schools other than their own, and will benefit those who have previous experience of developing leadership capacity in schools/groups of schools or who are new to the role.

Apply now - closing date is 17:00 on Friday 29 March 2024

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